Pub Cakes combines two of mankind’s greatest loves – cake and beer. Boozy bakers need only add butter, an egg and their favourite beer to brew up a batch of delicious cupcakes from the Vanilla Ale Craft Beer Cake Mix ($4.99/£3.08).
Sweden’s The Raw Chocolate Co has launched its Virgin Cold Pressed Cacao Butter $16/£11.29) in 240g tubs. This vegan, Fairtrade and organic product is extracted from the raw cacao bean and is ideal for making desserts and raw chocolate.
Küchle’s Shake the Cake ($1.49/£1.19) is a microwavable chocolate mug cake mix prepared in just 70 seconds. The mix comes in a 55g biodegradable tub, which can be put straight in the microwave and is great for on the go.
Scratch & Grain is out to prove cookies can be wholesome with its Chocolate Chip All Natural Cookie Mix ($8.99/£5.98). The kit contains ingredients such as flax and wholewheat flour, allowing budding bakers to whip up a wholesome batch with minimal effort.
Nothing beats the taste of homemade bread, except perhaps homemade bread with beer. Shoprite Checkers’ Garlic and Herb Beer Bread Mix (R39.99/£1.93) comes in a handled glass container and is prepared by adding 330ml of your favourite brew.
Introducing the solution for a clean kitchen, at least that’s what Farin’ Up claims its Premium Flour for Baking and Sauces is. The product retails in a resealable pouch with a pourable nozzle minimising mess and hassle.
Kodiak’s Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Minute Muffins ($2.29/£1.62) make an innovative on-the-go breakfast. Add water and microwave and you’ll have a fresh muffin in minutes. The 100% wholegrain muffins are also available in Chocolate, Apple & Cinnamon and Blueberry flavours.
Tapping into the paleo trend, Toftkaer’s Delicate Stone Age Muffin Mix with Red Pepper & Carrot (DKK20/£2.11) consists of a selection of seeds as well as carrot and pepper granulate. It also comes in Cranberry & Cocoa and Tomato & Spinach variants.
According to manufacturer Top Produkt, Three Bread Mixes Assortment No. 1 (₽286.79/£3.05) can be used to make 33 different bread recipes. The pack contains three 0.4kg bread mixes including Moscow rye, milk wheat and multi-cereal.
Free from gluten, nuts, wheat, dairy, eggs and soy, this pancake mix ($6.39/£4.51) from Freedom Foods is made using quinoa flour. It is easily prepared by adding water to the 5.3oz plastic bottle for a simple free-from breakfast.